Dr. Philip Ardanuy weighs in on weather satellite collaboration

In an interview with the Christian Science Monitor, INNOVIM’s Chief Science Officer, Dr. Philip Ardanuy, shared his thoughts on the benefits of a collaboration between the European and the U.S. weather satellites.

The European Space Agency and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) launch satellites at different times of the day, providing the equivalent of a 24-hour weather surveillance system.  This continuous surveillance helps provide a more accurate view of the impeding weather, and helps provide a more accurate forecast.

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INNOVIM Assists the 2017 FIRST Robotics Competition

The annual FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is an international high school robotics competition that gives students real-world engineering experience. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) has the mission “to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting Mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.”

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INNOVIM Chief Science Officer Serving on Decadal Survey Panel

2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, led by the Space Studies Board, has organized the 2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS 2017) to help shape science priorities and guide agency investments into the next decadeESAS

The survey, sponsored by NASA, NOAA, and the USGS, is driven by input ...

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“Environmental Information in Every Decision” – INNOVIM’s Chief Science Officer Attends the 2016 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference

EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, welcomed experts in the field of meteorology, climatology and monitoring of the environment to the 2016 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference. The conference discussed advances in nowcasting and short-range numerical weather prediction (“limited area modelling”), marine meteorology and oceanography and the Arctic challenge, amongst other topics. It was held in EUMETSAT’s home town of Darmstadt in Germany from 26 to 30 September 2016. Darmstadt holds the official title “City of Science” ...

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Dr. Philip Ardanuy, INNOVIM’s Chief Science Officer, selected to participate in the National Academies 2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS)

The 2017-2027 Decadal Survey for Earth Science and Applications from Space (ESAS 2017) will help shape science priorities and guide agency investments into the next decade. The survey, sponsored by NASA, NOAA, and the USGS, is driven by input from the scientific community and policy experts. It will develop a community-led assessment of the state of knowledge in the field; identify and prioritize questions for the next decade; provide recommendations for programmatic directions and explicit priorities ...

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Dr. Philip Ardanuy, INNOVIM’s Chief Science Officer, Elected to Goddard Contractor’s Association Program Chair

Dr. Philip Ardanuy, INNOVIM, has been elected to serve as Program Chair for the Goddard Contractor’s Association (GCA) for the 2016-2017 term. He has responsibility for selecting and inviting key NASA guest speakers, in collaboration with the GCA Board, to address the Goddard Contractors Association monthly meetings.

gca2016-2Dr. Ardanuy, INNOVIM’s Chief Science Officer, brings to the GCA his 35 years of ...

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